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Sale 1150 — United States Stamps

Sale Date — Wednesday, 1 March, 2017

Category — 1875 Re-Issue of 1861-66 Issue (Scott 102-111)

Lot
Symbol
Photo/Description
Cat./Est. Value
Realized
700°
og
Sale Number 1150, Lot Number 700, 1875 Re-Issue of 1861-66 Issue (Scott 102-111)12c Black, Re-Issue (107), 12c Black, Re-Issue (107)12c Black, Re-Issue (107). Original gum, lightly hinged, intense shade and proof-like impression, beautiful centering with unusually wide margins

EXTREMELY FINE GEM. A BEAUTIFUL ORIGINAL-GUM EXAMPLE OF THE 12-CENT 1861 RE-ISSUE. SCARCE WITH SUCH WIDE AND BALANCED MARGINS. AN ABSOLUTELY STUNNING STAMP AND ONE OF THE FINEST IN EXISTENCE.

The 12c Re-Issue was printed from a new plate of 100 subjects, compared to the original plate of 200 in two panes. 10,000 stamps were printed (100 impressions). Only 389 of the 12c were sold; the remaining 9,611 were destroyed on July 16, 1884.

With 1977 and 2005 P.F. certificates

3,750
7,500
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